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Old Feb 07, 2013, 12:53 PM
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I see there is an on print location for a backup battery in the GPS housing, can someone explane why this is not used?

With MK I used a backup battery for the GPS and the result was a mug quicker loading of the satellite positions.
I don't know, but all I can tell is that I get a lock on after a very short time.

Never timed it, however, before I have had time to check that all the data is streaming correctly, lock on is achieved.
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Old Feb 08, 2013, 02:44 PM
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I have a brand new ysx6 still in box for 850us $
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Old Feb 09, 2013, 04:18 PM
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Hello,

I have one of the first YS-X6
bought about 1 year ago

Unfortunately, the wireless communication of the YS-X6
not with the wifi configuration

I only have the COM cable
(not USB)
is still functioning?
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Old Feb 10, 2013, 07:43 AM
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PPM problem
Since PPM is supported, I wanted to try this possibility yesterday with my PPM receiver FrSky V8R7SP (which is working without problems on my Hexa under MWii and MP)
I connected, as recommended in the manual, channel 8 of the YS to the PPm channel of my FrSky,
I selected PPM in the parameters setup of Remote Controll Mode and checked with "get" that the change was registered in the GSC of my android tablet.
I also made a channel calibration again.
But when moving the sticks of my TX (Futaba 9 ZAP) nothing happens in the datas(figures of rudder etc…are not moving.)
Its like the RX doesn't work or doesn't communicate with the YS.
Any idea on what's wrong Mr Zero UAV?
Is the FRSky V8R7SP supported by the FW or not?
Did I do something wrong or forgot something in setup?
I didnt see any reply nor comments to my above post.
Nobody had a similar/same issue?
I am still stucked with this problem.
Any idea/solution? Help please!
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Did you read this post Mr Zero UAV? Why don't you reply?
Can't you help?
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Old Feb 10, 2013, 07:59 AM
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I didnt see any reply nor comments to my above post.
Nobody had a similar/same issue?
I am still stucked with this problem.
Any idea/solution? Help please!
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Nouvel an chinois, nos amis font la fête !!!
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Old Feb 10, 2013, 09:44 AM
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Nouvel an chinois, nos amis font la fête !!!
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Oui je sais, leur nouvel an a commencé aujourd'hui.
C'était juste un rappel de mon post du 4 fev.en même temps que je l'ai fait
sur un autre fil ici.
Et toi tu n'aurais pas un début de solution?
Je t'avais mis un MP mais je n'ai pas eu de réponse.
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Old Feb 10, 2013, 10:09 AM
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Oui je sais, leur nouvel an a commencé aujourd'hui.
C'était juste un rappel de mon post du 4 fev.en même temps que je l'ai fait
sur un autre fil ici.
Et toi tu n'aurais pas un début de solution?
Je t'avais mis un MP mais je n'ai pas eu de réponse.
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Je ne suis pas sur que le ppm soit déjà supporté...
Tu as le dernier firmware ?
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Old Feb 10, 2013, 11:52 AM
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Je ne suis pas sur que le ppm soit déjà supporté...
Tu as le dernier firmware ?
I just did a translation for the others.

I'm not sure the ppm is already supported ...
You have the latest firmware?


I agree, I know that the new Quick start manual has the PPM port defined, but, whether it is in the latest FW or not I do not know.
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Old Feb 10, 2013, 02:38 PM
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I didnt see any reply nor comments to my above post.
Nobody had a similar/same issue?
I am still stucked with this problem.
Any idea/solution? Help please!
@ ZeroUAV
Did you read this post Mr Zero UAV? Why don't you reply?
Can't you help?
Hi apache74 - It's the Chinese new year and I don't think anyone at Zero UAV is currently monitoring this thread. I'm sure they will reply when they get back on the 20th of Feb. Unfortunately I've never used the PPM function so I cannot help.
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Old Feb 10, 2013, 02:44 PM
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Bit of an incident today. Yesterday I was testing my hex after upgrading to the 16 way-point firmware. Everything checked out fine – except for the way-point upload issue – and I decided to stiffen up the values on Pitch and Roll sensitivity. Roll was on 80 and Pitch on 100 – I normally get the hex to hover in position hold and alt, then give it a light tap from underneath on one of the legs to see how quick it recovers. With the settings above it still had a slight wobble. I changed the setting to 100 for Roll and 120 for pitch. This time I just jerked the elevator and aileron stick on the Tx and the recovery was almost instant without any wobbling. I did a couple of circuits and the retired the hex for the day.
Today I went out to the field to do some high altitude photography. Everything went as planned and the hex stability drew some attention from the rest of the guys out flying. I demonstrated the RTL capability and auto land. Then proceeded to hover full auto about 2 meters off the ground. Did the usual – pulling the hex off position to demonstrate how it actual returns to its original position. I then decided to give it the usual tap under the right rear landing strut – I taped it and it countered the tap but then shot forward doing just about a complete somersault, hitting the ground. It seemed to me that it over corrected itself – when in to the “over 45deg tilt” and shut the motors down. All this happened in a split second. Could I have over adjusted the stability settings? The manual says that if you set them to high you will experience oscillation. The hex suffered two bent booms and two broken carbon fiber props.
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Bit of an incident today. Yesterday I was testing my hex after upgrading to the 16 way-point firmware. Everything checked out fine – except for the way-point upload issue – and I decided to stiffen up the values on Pitch and Roll sensitivity. Roll was on 80 and Pitch on 100 – I normally get the hex to hover in position hold and alt, then give it a light tap from underneath on one of the legs to see how quick it recovers. With the settings above it still had a slight wobble. I changed the setting to 100 for Roll and 120 for pitch. This time I just jerked the elevator and aileron stick on the Tx and the recovery was almost instant without any wobbling. I did a couple of circuits and the retired the hex for the day.
Today I went out to the field to do some high altitude photography. Everything went as planned and the hex stability drew some attention from the rest of the guys out flying. I demonstrated the RTL capability and auto land. Then proceeded to hover full auto about 2 meters off the ground. Did the usual – pulling the hex off position to demonstrate how it actual returns to its original position. I then decided to give it the usual tap under the right rear landing strut – I taped it and it countered the tap but then shot forward doing just about a complete somersault, hitting the ground. It seemed to me that it over corrected itself – when in to the “over 45deg tilt” and shut the motors down. All this happened in a split second. Could I have over adjusted the stability settings? The manual says that if you set them to high you will experience oscillation. The hex suffered two bent booms and two broken carbon fiber props.
Hi Wessie

Sorry to hear about your mishap.

When I had a chat to support about what settings to adjust to get better recovery and to get rid of wobbles in Position Hold mode they told me:

1. First adjust the Overload control from soft to hard
2. Then adjust motion compensation higher in increments of 10

Which seemed to work for me.

Not sure how adjusting the Pitch and Roll sensitivity will work. As far as I understood it, it was to adjust your Tx response. But I am learning all the time.

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Old Feb 10, 2013, 08:01 PM
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Je ne suis pas sur que le ppm soit déjà supporté...
Tu as le dernier firmware ?
Non juste celui d'avant. Je vais installer le dernier en date et voir.
No, just the one before last one. Will install the latest one and see.
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Old Feb 10, 2013, 08:11 PM
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I just did a translation for the others.

I'm not sure the ppm is already supported ...
You have the latest firmware?


I agree, I know that the new Quick start manual has the PPM port defined, but, whether it is in the latest FW or not I do not know.
tks Robone for yr translation.
No, I did not install the latest FW yet. I saw already in the previous Quick start guide that PPM was supported.
In the Android GSC this option is in the choices as well.
I therefore was convinced that PPM should work.
However will install now the latest FW, and hope it works this time.
Will keep you posted guys. I think this info should be of great interest for a lot of people.
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Hi apache74 - It's the Chinese new year and I don't think anyone at Zero UAV is currently monitoring this thread. I'm sure they will reply when they get back on the 20th of Feb. Unfortunately I've never used the PPM function so I cannot help.
Tks for yr reply and infos.
I knew that its Chinese New Year. It was just a reminder of my previous post
However as already written to Maximus and Robone I will try in the meantime with the lastest FW and hope it will work.Keeping you posted anyway.
PPM is an interesting option for me.
I used to use it on my Hex under Flyduino and I must say i found it very convenient, particularly for Hexa's and Octos.
One wire instead of 6 or 8 avoids cable salad and allows RX to be put at the optimal place without having to extend 6 or 8 wires from RX to AP.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 12:55 PM
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Hello.
I woudl like to know YS-X4 is OK? Is somebody from Poland?
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 08:04 PM
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Is anybody flying a big octo? If yes, could you share your PIDs?
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 01:21 AM
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Yes ys-x4 is ok.
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 09:59 AM
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Well, I'm ready for my maiden flight with my octo + ys-x6. But I have a question, I've already calibrated my throttle inside the GCS, no problem here. I'm using SimonK ESCs.

The problem is that my front motor (OCTO +) is starting with a delay, all the other 7 motors starts at the same time, but I have to push the throttle a little more to start the front motor.

Is there a way to correct this? The calibration is ok, but the motor still delayed. I've swapped ports 1 and 2 in YS-X6 to test if the problem was from ESC/MOTOR and found that the motor 1 still has a delay in relation all others so the problem seems to come from either the motor or the ESC...

Is there a way to solve this?

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Old Feb 14, 2013, 11:32 AM
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Can someone help me out please?

Calibrated the ESC's with trottle direct on the rx, all fine, but the ESC's need a positive puls for full trottle and can't be reversed, the YS-X6 needs a negative puls for full trottle and as far as I can see can't also be reversed, result is that non of the motors wil run.

Tried also to calibrate the ESC's direct on the YS-X6 but can't get a max trottle puls that is needed to get the ESC's in trottle calibration mode, I am lost

And yes I have RTFM

Btw, I have nothing that can run Android software, only windows laptops and a Imac/Ipad.
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 12:02 PM
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What radio are you using?
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I have only tried with Futaba. In the manual it says Futaba no reverse other radios reverse
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 03:09 PM
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When I arm the motors will the trottle output go to 0 instead of the normally displayed 7 in the box real time servo position? (windows pc)
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 03:30 PM
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When I arm the motors will the trottle output go to 0 instead of the normally displayed 7 in the box real time servo position? (windows pc)
It will be at 7
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 07:31 PM
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Ok got is,

Found this on this long topic, is this still actual and the way to calibrate the ESC's?

1. Power on TX radio
2. Power on YS-X6 controller only. Don't power up your ESC/motor yet.
3. Put YS-X6 into "enable insurance". Confirm enable insurance.
4. Set TX Radio to full throttle.
5.Plug in power to ESC/Motor.
6.Once you hear sound from ESC/Motor put TX radio to minimum throttle.
7. You should hear esc beeping to confirm that throttle range calibration is successful. Restart power.

If that doesnt work, switch the order of step 3 with step 4.
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Holco just send you an pm on fpvforum give me a call I will talk you through.
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 03:39 AM
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Ok got is,

Found this on this long topic, is this still actual and the way to calibrate the ESC's?

1. Power on TX radio
2. Power on YS-X6 controller only. Don't power up your ESC/motor yet.
3. Put YS-X6 into "enable insurance". Confirm enable insurance.
4. Set TX Radio to full throttle.
5.Plug in power to ESC/Motor.
6.Once you hear sound from ESC/Motor put TX radio to minimum throttle.
7. You should hear esc beeping to confirm that throttle range calibration is successful. Restart power.

If that doesnt work, switch the order of step 3 with step 4.
Yes
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 04:31 AM
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no sorry but that is wrong, you should also make sure you first init setup and are in settings state. That is the only way to get full throttle. For the rest procedure is right.
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Is there a way to reverse the trottle output from the YS-X6?

The problem I have is that the ESC's want to see a positive 100% signal for entering the calibration mode, but the YS-X6 give's a negative 100% signal at full throttle.
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Old Feb 15, 2013, 11:12 AM
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Is there a way to reverse the trottle output from the YS-X6?

The problem I have is that the ESC's want to see a positive 100% signal for entering the calibration mode, but the YS-X6 give's a negative 100% signal at full throttle.
Surely reversing your throttle on your Tx will then mean that the signal is reversed to your ESC?

And unless you reverse all your channels as per the manual, you are not going to be able to arm the motors anyway.
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no sorry but that is wrong, you should also make sure you first init setup and are in settings state. That is the only way to get full throttle. For the rest procedure is right.
Agreed, you have to get into "Init Setup" and don't forget to quit setup when finished.
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Problem solved

I use opto ESC's and there is no power on the ESC output from the controller, one servo wire from the RX to the ext.1 output solved it.

Yes I know, in this config its not possible to use gimbal servo's without using an external bec, I don't need them so no problem.
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Ok got is,

Found this on this long topic, is this still actual and the way to calibrate the ESC's?

1. Power on TX radio
2. Power on YS-X6 controller only. Don't power up your ESC/motor yet.
3. Put YS-X6 into "enable insurance". Confirm enable insurance.
4. Set TX Radio to full throttle.
5.Plug in power to ESC/Motor.
6.Once you hear sound from ESC/Motor put TX radio to minimum throttle.
7. You should hear esc beeping to confirm that throttle range calibration is successful. Restart power.

If that doesnt work, switch the order of step 3 with step 4.
Instead of 'enable insurance' - after powering up YS-X6 controller only - I unarm the motor using inverted V on my Tx, then full throttle (I've calibrated throttle using software before). Then only I power up esc/motor.

Just make sure you have your props off!

Oh yeah, one thing.. is there any light / LED indication if the motor is armed? I can't see this...
Can only see it on my Android / PC. Anyway to check if I don't have my phone with me?
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ESC's calibrating YS-X6

The way that works for us was/is,

1. Power on TX radio
2. Power on YS-X6 controller only (In my case I had to make an extra lipo Y cable because normally the red servo power plug is connected to the distribution power board and provide in this case also power to the ESC's and than the calibration will not work!!)
4. Make sure that you are in manual flight mode!! Make init setup actif (this will shut off the gyro's) and arm with TX sticks ( V or reversedV ) and set direct TX Radio to full throttle.
5.Plug in power to ESC/Motor.
6.Once you hear the sound from ESC/Motor that they are in program mode put TX radio to minimum throttle.
7. You should hear esc beeping to confirm that throttle range calibration is successful. Restart power.
8. When all ok, power off the system and remove the lipo Y cable.

Note,

With Opto ESC's you need to connect a 5V BEC on one of the Ext. outputs, when you don't use the Ext. outputs for servo's you can connect a servo wire from you RX to one of the Ext. outputs.
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The way that works for us was/is,

1. Power on TX radio
2. Power on YS-X6 controller only (In my case I had to make an extra lipo Y cable because normally the red servo power plug is connected to the distribution power board and provide in this case also power to the ESC's and than the calibration will not work!!)
4. Make sure that you are in manual flight mode!! Arm with TX sticks ( V or reversedV ) and Set TX Radio to full throttle.
5.Plug in power to ESC/Motor.
6.Once you hear the sound from ESC/Motor that they are in program mode put TX radio to minimum throttle.
7. You should hear esc beeping to confirm that throttle range calibration is successful. Restart power.
8. When all ok, power off the system and remove the lipo Y cable.

Note,
In our case we didn't need to activate init setup, we watched the throttle servo signal on a oscilloscope and there is absolutely no deviation in the signal range with init setup on or off.

Its not clear for us what the function of this init setup is, on trottle it ain't doing anything??

Don't bother for a wifi connection you don't need it with the calibration.

With Opto ESC's you need to connect a 5V BEC on one of the Ext. outputs, when you don't use the Ext. outputs for servo's you can connect a servo wire from you RX to one of the Ext. outputs.
exactly what I did (but yours have detailed information)
Yeah I too am not sure what's the need for init setup or enable insurance.. I'm just guessing it will unarm the motors?
I tried this once and it swayed my camera gimbal to it's max position.. nearly got my gopro thrown out because of the sudden sway!
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Good be that the gyro's are shut off when in init setup, we didn't checkt that so make sure the IMU stay's level and fixt on the pan axel after arming.
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yes that is right. The gyro get shut if during init setup.
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Ok, changed the toturial.

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The way that works for us was/is,

1. Power on TX radio
2. Power on YS-X6 controller only (In my case I had to make an extra lipo Y cable because normally the red servo power plug is connected to the distribution power board and provide in this case also power to the ESC's and than the calibration will not work!!)
4. Make sure that you are in manual flight mode!! Make init setup actif and arm with TX sticks ( V or reversedV ) and Set direct TX Radio to full throttle.
5.Plug in power to ESC/Motor.
6.Once you hear the sound from ESC/Motor that they are in program mode put TX radio to minimum throttle.
7. You should hear esc beeping to confirm that throttle range calibration is successful. Restart power.
8. When all ok, power off the system and remove the lipo Y cable.

Note,

With Opto ESC's you need to connect a 5V BEC on one of the Ext. outputs, when you don't use the Ext. outputs for servo's you can connect a servo wire from you RX to one of the Ext. outputs.
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Do I need to press "set home" every time on the CGS or every time I turn the FC on it tries to lock the home position? I'm asking this because sometimes I don't want to use a CGS, I want just go out and fly, is there a way to set home without a CGS?

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What I understand is that the coming home location is set at the location where you arm the copter, in flight you can set a new position when you press set home.

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Do I need to press "set home" every time on the CGS or every time I turn the FC on it tries to lock the home position? I'm asking this because sometimes I don't want to use a CGS, I want just go out and fly, is there a way to set home without a CGS?

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I have mine on a droidworx hex and I use 2x 5200mah 3S batteries in parallel, T-motor 800kv. 12.45 carbon props. I get just over 16min with this config. Its just on 2.1 kgs

I also have the Glyder 600 and I use the Arducopter APM2.5 on that which is quite light. I don't thing though the YS-x6 would be to heavy. You just need to stack a bigger battery onto it. Try a 6000mah at least.

Later on Im going to try making it a X8.

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Guys.. I have some doubts and regrets after purchasing the YS-X6... appreciate if the pro's out there can clear my doubts and shed some lights onto this issue..

For me the YS-X6 is bulky... very bulky (I have not added the data link as of yet, still in box!)

What frame do you guys recommend for a long flight time UAV setup?

We are working on mounting a standard digicam to capture some 'nadir' shots (or straight top to bottom shot) for mapping purposes.

I bought a Glyder 600 from Foxtech before (edit, it's a quad - don't get confused by its name), but realized that it's way too heavy to suit the purpose.. excuse my lack of experience and knowledge but a 4s 4000mah can only last me about 5mins (with mounted gopro2 and no vtx) - I'd say that's heavy...

So again, what frame do you guys recommend for this purpose (nadir shot, mapping). And do I really need a gimbal??? I know quad gives the longest flying time, I am hoping to get around 25minutes and above if possible..

I've spent a lot on YS-X6 including purchasing the add on waypoints.. now I have too many waypoints and too little flight time!!!!
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 09:32 AM
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For some reason the new firmware isnt loading or it doesn't seem to be. Once I turn on to reset I just get this 4 lines with the last one saying YS-X6 is now booting. How can I tell which version is now installed?
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 11:18 AM
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For some reason the new firmware isnt loading or it doesn't seem to be. Once I turn on to reset I just get this 4 lines with the last one saying YS-X6 is now booting. How can I tell which version is now installed?
Have a look at Other Data tab on the bottom left of the PC GCS and then once you have clicked on that you will see AP version
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Old Feb 17, 2013, 11:33 PM
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Thanks Rob I fond that now. So it showed then that the new firmware has not loading. Any idea why not? See attachment. it gets there an no further



Also how about PC GCS versions? It seems to always show the same version.

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Have a look at Other Data tab on the bottom left of the PC GCS and then once you have clicked on that you will see AP version
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Old Feb 19, 2013, 10:07 AM
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I have mine on a droidworx hex and I use 2x 5200mah 3S batteries in parallel, T-motor 800kv. 12.45 carbon props. I get just over 16min with this config. Its just on 2.1 kgs

I also have the Glyder 600 and I use the Arducopter APM2.5 on that which is quite light. I don't thing though the YS-x6 would be to heavy. You just need to stack a bigger battery onto it. Try a 6000mah at least.

Later on Im going to try making it a X8.
Thanks Skippy,

Perhaps I think too much, all because I never owned a big quad / multicopter before (Just owned a 330 and a 450 sized quads only).

Anyway, I'm planning to do a new multicopter soon and hook the Zero UAV in. Hopefully I can make use of the waypoints that I've purchased. Now I understand that the Glyder 600 is too heavy and only meant for short AP purposes.
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YS-X6 New Firmware Released

The latest firmware is just released, new upgrade tool and USB Driver are also attached. You can download the these firmware, files and programme in "Attached files" in the first page of this thread.
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Old Feb 20, 2013, 10:56 AM
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The Glyder is not to heavy at all, the frame is only about 1.1kgs. I think are right and you need to think larger in all aspects at the same proportion. Bigger motors, ESCs, and batteries. Take a look at the setup they have in Flytecs web site using the disc motors. You can see in his video it fly's really well and for quite a long time.

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Thanks Skippy,

Perhaps I think too much, all because I never owned a big quad / multicopter before (Just owned a 330 and a 450 sized quads only).

Anyway, I'm planning to do a new multicopter soon and hook the Zero UAV in. Hopefully I can make use of the waypoints that I've purchased. Now I understand that the Glyder 600 is too heavy and only meant for short AP purposes.
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PPM problem
Since PPM is supported, I wanted to try this possibility yesterday with my PPM receiver FrSky V8R7SP (which is working without problems on my Hexa under MWii and MP)
I connected, as recommended in the manual, channel 8 of the YS to the PPm channel of my FrSky,
I selected PPM in the parameters setup of Remote Controll Mode and checked with "get" that the change was registered in the GSC of my android tablet.
I also made a channel calibration again.
But when moving the sticks of my TX (Futaba 9 ZAP) nothing happens in the datas(figures of rudder etc…are not moving.)
Its like the RX doesn't work or doesn't communicate with the YS.
Any idea on what's wrong Mr Zero UAV?
Is the FRSky V8R7SP supported by the FW or not?
Did I do something wrong or forgot something in setup?
Dear friend,
1 Could you tell me the serial number of your FC? Maybe the PPM function is not available if the serial number staet with 10XXX. But if it starts with 11XXX or 12XXX, the function is available.
2 The Tx need to be started first before Flight controller.
3 Upgrade the firmware to the lates, select " Self-adapt" not PPM in the GCS.

Please have a try once more, if it doesn't work, Email to our technical support department for help: support_zerouav@yeah.net
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Is anybody flying a big octo? If yes, could you share your PIDs?
I fly my Octo 802 with default settings. Is fly very well.

I also try to get my Vulcan Octo 1200 to fly with a YS-X4 but i have already blown up 3 YS-X4 units once i connect ESC's 7 and 8.

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Old Feb 21, 2013, 02:23 PM
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hi guy's
had my first crash from FC failure today. Really disapointed in the YS. i have been very impressed with this system till today.
I had been flying around for 15 mins with no problems(second flight of the day). I had been flying in auto hover for most of this flight. I then put it in altitude mode to give it a bit more of a fly around. i flew it a bit more aggresivly for a minuet or two and gave myself a bit of a scare, thus decided to switch it back to auto hover. 10 seconds later it seemed to cut out did two complete front flips and hit the ground. At the point of cut out, 10 seconds after going back to auto hover, at the time of the crash i was gently moving forward at about 10meters, all seemed fine. It was totally out of the blue.
I have since looked at my HJ file, And can not find the cause of the crash. i initially thought filter saturation, but my xefk veld numbers seem ok at the point of loss of control. I seem to remember MrWesty posted a tool for looking at HJ data, the mission planner playback is horrible for analysis. I would like to post my HJ file but don't seem to be able to.
I would love to know the reason for this crash. i have never had the YS let me down till now, and i was suppost to be starting commercial filming with this rig soon. Now i find the idea of flying near a crowd impossible. I've got mabey 30 hours on this frame with no mishaps till today...so frustrating.
If anyone can shed any light then it'd be ace. When does chinese new year finish???

Regards...Tristan
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